Local mining initiative not viable

...projects on state lands within its borders."The appeal was heard by three of the court's five members. Then-Chief Justice Dana Fabe and Justice Peter J. Maassen did not participate.The Pebble deposit is on state land.The state and Pebble...
Court overturns some Blagojevich Senate-seat convictions

...involving a job for one of the politicians is a felony, then ... both the President of the United States and the Chief Justice of the United States should have gone to prison," the ruling says.Still, the ruling wasn't a resounding win...
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...solidifying the contours of his legacy with the help of unlikely allies in Congress and the Supreme Court.Led by Chief Justice John Roberts, the high court preserved Obama's signature health care law Thursday, hours before a Republican-controlled...
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Court: Texas abortion clinics stay open

...years.If the court steps in, the hearing and the eventual ruling would come amid the 2016 presidential campaign.Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas would have allowed the state to move ahead...
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My Turn: The nuts and bolts of the Affordable Care Act are loose to include a federal one.Chief Justice John Roberts, writing for the...federal exchange would not. The Chief Justice further observed that the ACA...federal support. In that case, Chief Justice Roberts surprised many by ruling...
Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide

...marriage is a good idea should be of no concern to us," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in dissent. Roberts read a summary...the first time he has done so in nearly 10 years as chief justice."If you are among the many Americans - of whatever...
Obamacare survives second fight

...stern challenges at the Supreme Court.At the court, Chief Justice John Roberts again wrote the opinion in support of the...statutory interpretation" that were redolent of the chief justice's efforts to save the law in 2012.The 2012 case...
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Fabe stresses importance of rural, tribal relations

JUNEAU - Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe on Wednesday stressed the importance of working...addressing the Legislature on the 50th anniversary of former Chief Justice Jay Rabinowitz's appointment to the state Supreme...
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After historic arguments, gay marriage ruling coming

...justices appeared skeptical of gay-marriage arguments.Chief Justice Roberts said gay couples seeking to marry are not...rulings are responsible for all the others.Yet the chief justice also questioned the states' argument."If Sue loves...
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Pope Francis at 2-year mark

...and a host of hot-button issues were up for debate.Cardinal Raymond Burke, removed by Francis as the Vatican's chief justice, has become their figurehead, saying hypothetically that he would "resist" the pope if he were to try to change...
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